13 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

13 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

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13 days in Burkina Faso Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Koudougou
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + Drive + bus:  5​h 15​min
2
Banfora
— 1 night
3
Bobo Dioulasso
— 2 nights
4
Ouagadougou
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Koudougou

Koudougou
Koudougou is a city in Burkina Faso's Boulkiemdé Province. On the 21st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Musee d'Issouka.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koudougou online road trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Koudougou is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Koudougou due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Banfora on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Koudougou

Museums
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1
night
Banfora

Banfora ©
Banfora is a city in south western Burkina Faso with a population of 93,750 people (2012). On the 23rd (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Les Pics de Sindou and then stroll through Les Cascades de Banfora. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): get great views at Domes de Fabedougou and then admire the sheer force of Karfiguela Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Banfora road trip website .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Koudougou to Banfora in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bobo Dioulasso.

Things to do in Banfora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Les Cascades de Banfora ©
Les Cascades de Banfora
Les Pics de Sindou ©
Les Pics de Sindou
Karfiguela Falls ©
Karfiguela Falls

2
nights
Bobo Dioulasso

Bobo Dioulasso ©
The second-largest city in the country, Bobo-Dioulasso represents both an economical and cultural center.
On the 25th (Tue), make a trip to Mare aux Hippopotames, look for gifts at Gafreh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ma Copine Femmes & Creativite.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bobo Dioulasso trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Banfora to Bobo Dioulasso by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Bobo Dioulasso are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You will leave for Ouagadougou on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Bobo Dioulasso

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso ©
Mosque of Bobo-Dioulasso
Mare aux Hippopotames ©
Mare aux Hippopotames
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Lourdes

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nights
Ouagadougou

Ouagadougou ©
The capital of Burkina Faso and its economic center, Ouagadougou also serves as the regional center for art and cultural preservation.
Ouagadougou is known for parks, shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Laongo Sculpture Symposium, look for gifts at Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou, explore the world behind art at Manega Bendrologie Museum, and don't miss a visit to marche de Sankariare.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ouagadougou trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Bobo Dioulasso to Ouagadougou in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In June in Ouagadougou, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ouagadougou

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Laongo Sculpture Symposium ©
Laongo Sculpture Symposium
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo ©
Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou ©
Village Artisanal de Ouagadougou